Principal Software Engineer - Windows server

Recruiter
Sophos
Location
Thames View Industrial Park
Posted
11 Nov 2017
Closes
16 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
Role We are looking for an experienced software engineer to join our WindowsServer team, which develops new features for our cloud-managed securitysoftware for Windows Server environments. In this role you will have theopportunity to work with the latest cloud technologies, as well asWindows application development; from low-level kernel coding through toUser Interface development. You will work in an agile team that isresponsible for both maintaining existing products and developing brandnew ones. Main Duties - Participate in the design of products in line with asset technicalstrategy, quality and functionality requirements - Actively contribute to release planning and drive for high-value andhigh-quality solutions which meet business needs - Write product code along with test automation to deliver againstproject timescales, quality and requirements - Effectively contribute during pair programming to deliver tasks asrequired by the agile team - Contribute to daily stand-ups, kick-offs, collaborative estimationand retrospective meetings; - Participate in security reviews of new developments to ensure thatreleased products comply with Sophos security - requirements and industry best practice; - Other duties and responsibilities as directed. Experience And Skills Essential: - Design of complex, high performance software - Vast experience of developing code in C++ on Windows - Ability to learn new skills quickly and apply them to the role - Technical problem solving - Effective communicator with different types of audience - BSc in Computing or other numerate discipline, or equivalent experience. Desirable: - Coaching and mentoring in an agile team - Experience with automated regression testing - Working knowledge of Python or other scripting language Benefits The remuneration package includes: - Annual holiday entitlement of 25 days - Group personal pension scheme - Private medical insurance - Critical illness insurance - Death in service policy (life assurance) - Permanent health insurance - Travel insurance - Personal accident cover Working conditions at Sophos are very good and include: - Subsidised staff restaurant - Free beverages, fruit and pastries NOTICE TO RECRUITERS & PLACEMENT AGENCIES If you are a recruiter or placement agency, please do not submitresumes to any person or email address at Sophos prior to having asigned agreement from Human Resources. Sophos is not liable for and willnot pay placement fees for candidates submitted by any agency.Furthermore, any resumes sent to us without an agreement in place willbe considered your company's gift to Sophos and may be forwarded to ourrecruiters for their attention. Thank you. - provided by Dice AGILE, C++, CLOUD, PAIR PROGRAMMING, PYTHON, REGRESSION TESTING, WINDOWS, WINDOWS SERVER